The Mariposa County Grand Jury is a body of citizens, who are independent of any political or special interest group. No law degree or specific credential is necessary to be a Grand Jury member, though an avid interest in preserving honest and proper conduct of all governmental agencies within Mariposa County is essential. Grand Jurors should also possess the desire to ensure that all monies, within these areas of government, are being handled prudently and in the best interest of Mariposa County residents.
Members of the Grand Jury are selected from applicants who:
Are citizens of the United States
Have resided in the County of Mariposa for the past year
Are 18 years of age or older
Have sufficient knowledge of the English language
Have not served as a Grand Juror in any other county in California within the past year
Have never been convicted of malfeasance in office or of any felony
Are not currently serving as an elected public official
Are open-minded with concern for the positions and views of others.
Have an interest in community affairs and the ability to work with others.
An application to serve on the Grand Jury may be requested from the Mariposa County Superior Court by contacting:
Mariposa County Superior Court
P.O. Box 316
Mariposa, Ca. 95338
(209) 966-6984Court Website